Iowa House District 47
1733 B Ave
Rippey, IA 50235
Campaign name: David Weaver for Iowa
Campaign #: 2397
Rippey native and farmer David Weaver announced his candidacy for State Representative to serve Iowa House District 47.
Weaver graduated from East Greene High School in 1988 and went on to Central College. He later returned to his roots in Boone and Greene Counties to farm the same land his grandparents farmed. Weaver comes from a long line of Greene County public servants, including his mother, Mary, who served as President of the East Greene School Board and his grandfather, Lee Dorris, a longtime Greene County Supervisor.
Weaver is married to his wife, Emily, and they have one daughter. David is a member of the Iowa Farm Bureau. He is involved with the Iowa Soybean Association, regularly testing tile outlets for water quality, as well as testing corn stalks for nitrate levels. David is also a member of Practical Farmers of Iowa; he typically plants 20% of his acres to cover crops.